Thursday, December 29, 2022

Dumpling Daughter Is Opening in South Boston

A trio of Chinese restaurants known in part for their dumplings is expanding to a fourth location, and this will be its first within the Boston city limits.

A message from the business confirms what a poster within the Friends of Boston's Hidden Restaurants Facebook group page had mentioned earlier, that Dumpling Daughter is opening a new outlet in South Boston, moving into a space on W Broadway. We are still trying to confirm the exact address for the new spot, so keep checking back for updates.

Nadia Liu Spellman, who is behind the locations of Dumpling Daughter in Weston, Cambridge's Kendall Square [ed note--now closed], and Brookline's Coolidge Corner, is the daughter of Sally Ling, who is known for her namesake restaurant that opened on the Boston waterfront in the mid-1980s.

The website for Dumpling Daughter is at

[January 6, 2023 update: A message sent by @maureencaught indicates that Dumpling Daughter will open in the former Lee Chen's space at 475 W Broadway.]

[July 5, 2023 update: According to its social media, Dumpling Daughter in South Boston is now open.]

by Marc Hurwitz (Also follow us on Twitter at @hiddenboston)

[A related post from our sister site (Boston's Hidden Restaurants): List of Restaurant Closings and Openings in the Boston Area]

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